Vintage Silk Vera for Style Imitating Art

Vintage Silk Vera for Style Imitating Art

It's time for another Style Imitating Art challenge. The art for this round was picked by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey. She picked a tapestry by the 19th century British Arts & Crafts Movement artist William Morris. He was a major contributor to the revival of traditional British textile arts and methods of production. [...]

Spinning a Yarn-New Cardi Knitted in My “Rows of Many Colors” Technique

Spinning a Yarn-New Cardi Knitted in My “Rows of Many Colors” Technique

One of my first finished projects during last Spring’s Covid lock-down was a long cardigan that I knitted in my Rows of Many Colors (ROMC) technique. Started in September 2019, I finally finished it sometime in mid April. This had been a long anticipated design. After coming up with the this technique about eleven years [...]

Spinning a Yarn- Knitted Accessories for Style Imitating Art

Spinning a Yarn- Knitted Accessories for Style Imitating Art

Hello, it's time for another Style Imitating Art. I didn't have anything in my archives so today's post is hot of the press. Today's work of art was chosen by Kim of Fierce Fashion. This winter landscape entitled Garden Under Snow is an early work (1879) by Paul Gauguine. Typically, Gauguine is know for his [...]

Purple, Brown and Leopard For Style Imitating Art

Purple, Brown and Leopard For Style Imitating Art

I am again participating in the Style Imitating Art Challenge , which is the brain child of three bloggers: Daenel of Living Outside the Stacks, Kim of Fierce Fashion, and Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey. Twice a month they they take turns picking a work of art or a piece of historical clothing and [...]

Style Wise-One Asymmetrical Story

Style Wise-One Asymmetrical Story

I realized that my last three posts on this blog had something in common. They all featured asymmetrical styles. It finally hit me that this is a line that I seem to gravitate towards when it comes to style. Hence, this style story was born. What Is Asymmetrical? In the most simple terms, asymmetrical is [...]